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  Review of Strategic Planning: Digest of responses to consultation : page 7   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Inverclyde Council: Such a document would have to be subject to formal scrutiny by Ministers and also public consultation to reflect its status.
We do not consider at this time that parliament should actually approve the document which is part way towards creating a form of statutory document for which the text itself is law, such as that prepared for the National Plan in Holland.
The parliament and, in particular the Transport and Environment committee must have a key role to play in debating the direction and content of the overview document with final approval lying with the appropriate Scottish Minister.
www.scotland.gov.uk /library3/planning/rspd-07.asp   (1930 words)

 Inverclyde   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
He was born in Greenock in 1966 and educated at Notre Dame School in Greenock, and the Gregorian University in Rome and the Fransiscan Study Centre in Canturbury, being ordained as a Roman Catholic priest in 1991.
Stuart was born in Barrow in Furness in 1972, graduated with an MBA (European) from the University of Abertay Dundee in 1997 which included studying in France and Sweden and was married in 2003.
The is composed of the old Greenock and Inverclyde seat with the addition of five wards from the old West Renfrewshire seat.
www.alba.org.uk /nextge/inverclyde.html   (637 words)

 Report on Inverclyde Council by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland
During the passage through Parliament of the 1994 Act, there was cross-Party understanding that we would review the number of councillors and boundaries of electoral wards for each council in time for changes to be implemented for the 1999 local elections.
In England and Wales the Redcliffe-Maude Commission, which reported to Parliament in 1969, also drew attention to the management problems of large councils and endorsed the recommendation of The Committee on the Management of Local Government that a maximum number of 75 councillors should be set.
Inverclyde Council was asked to make copies of the electoral ward boundary descriptions, electoral statistics and illustrative maps available for inspection at its offices.
www.lgbc-scotland.gov.uk /reports/inverclyde.htm   (2988 words)

 Scottish Parliament constituencies and regions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Each constituency is a sub-division of a region, the additional members system is designed to produce proportional representation for each region, and the total number of MSPs elected to the parliament is 129.
Until the United Kingdom general election of 2005 the first past the post constituencies were the same as for the House of Commons (United Kingdom Parliament, Westminster) (apart from Orkney and Shetland, which were separate constituencies at Holyrood, but not at Westminster).
Newer Westminster constituencies also straddle council area boundaries but, in Westminster representation, there is a clear sense of council areas being grouped into larger areas: the East Ayrshire council area, North Ayrshire council area and South Ayrshire council area, for example, are treated as a single Ayrshire area.
www.anime.co.za /wiki/Scottish_Parliament_constituencies_and_regions   (366 words)

 House of Commons Hansard Debates for 31 Jul 1997 (pt 27)
Surely the logic of her position is that each constituency should have two Members of Parliament to represent the two different classes of antithetical human beings.
I do not envisage a Parliament that will do that; I see one that will discuss with local government where the appropriate boundaries should be between the functions of local government and those of the Scottish Parliament.
As the legitimacy of the Parliament to be will be based on a referendum in which the majority will have no vote, we may even find that some short-sighted English will start applauding the break-up of the Union.
www.publications.parliament.uk /pa/cm199798/cmhansrd/vo970731/debtext/70731-27.htm   (1543 words)

 Greenock & Inverclyde   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Inverclyde hit the headlines in October 1996 when the Liberals won a Greenock ward on the council from Labour.
In the 1999 Euro elections, Labour polled 32.8 % in Greenock & Inverclyde, the SNP came second with 23.8 %, the Tories were third with 14.5 and the Lib Dems fourth with 13.8 %.
He was a member of Inverclyde District Council for almost the whole of it's life span from 1977 until 1996 and was a an Inverclyde Councillor from 1995 until 199.
www.alba.org.uk /scot03constit/w05.html   (2096 words)

 Inverclyde - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Inverclyde   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Locator map for the Scottish administrative region of Inverclyde.
Unitary authority in western Scotland, created in 1996 from Inverclyde district in Strathclyde region.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Inverclyde   (168 words)

 Moray - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia
In the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (Westminster), the council area is covered the Moray (Westminster) constituency.
In the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood), most of the council area is covered by the Moray (Holyrood) constituency, which is in the Highlands and Islands electoral region.
Of this 34,000, 31% are employed in the public sector compared with 27% for Scotland and 25% for the UK (the RAF personnel are not included in these figures).
www.timesharetalk.co.uk /wiki.asp?k=Moray   (881 words)

 Orders of the Day — Civil...: 12 Oct 2004: House of Commons debates (TheyWorkForYou.com)
Carers UK believes that the amendments may even harm the position of carers and create new problems for them.
It makes it clear that a civil partnership may be formed in the UK, or overseas under UK law, and that same-sex relationships that are registered under the law of another country may be treated as civil partnerships under UK law.
The Scottish Parliament and Executive indicated well in advance their intention to pass a Sewel motion if the Bill was to their satisfaction.
www.theyworkforyou.com /debates/?id=2004-10-12.174.0   (8747 words)

 David Cairns MP (My job)
Constituents who live in Port Galsgow Kilmacolm or Quarrier's Village should contact my other colleague Trish Godman who is the MSP for West Renfrewshire.
I also liaise with the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, ensure that Scotland's interests are represented at Westminster and represent the Government at meetings with various groups and organisations.
As local MP, I usually get many invites to attend events within the constituency and at the weekend I try to attend as many of these as possible and to meet as many constituents as I can, so that I am always uptodate with what is important to people.
www.davidcairns.com /job   (459 words)

 The Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Westminster parliament is not the English parliament but that of the UK.
It is clear from the speech by Lord Falconer (the Scottish lord chancellor of England) on March 10 that Scotland was "given" a parliament simply because Labour was terrified of losing votes to the SNP, and wanted somewhere to govern if/when it lost control of the UK parliament.
He is elected by a Scottish constituency; his responsibilities – UK tax-raising and spending in England.
www.theherald.co.uk /features/60184.html   (660 words)

 House of Parliament on Intelligence Agencies
It is important that Parliament and the public should know the clear objectives of the intelligence and security agencies; but it is also right that we should explain to the public that the success of the agencies can be secured only by conditions of secrecy.
A number of our constituents believe that they are under daily surveillance from the security agencies, who are up the chimney, in the garage, or inside the television set.
I think that Parliament also assumes that those Members' instincts, political background and awareness of colleagues' feelings enable them to act decisively in dealing with anything that might be wrong inside that ring, to set boundaries and parameters, and to ensure that money is not being wasted and the job is being done properly.
web.elastic.org /~fche/mirrors/cryptome.org/hop032901.htm   (19240 words)

 About Scotland
The UK Parliament at Westminster has devolved different powers to three bodies: the Scottish Parliament, The National Assembly for Wales and The Northern Ireland Assembly.
The relationship between the Scottish Executive and the Scottish Parliament is similar to the relationship between the UK Government and the UK Parliament at Westminster.
Any statute of the UK Parliament must state expressly that it is applicable to Scotland in order to become enforceable.
homepages.tesco.net /~scotlandweb/aboutscot/scot005.html   (1330 words)

 Wemyss Bay - News - Local Politics
Wemyss Bay is part of the Inverclyde constituency for the Westminster Parliament, and part of the Greenock and Inverclyde constituency for the Scottish Parliament.
The number of constituencies in Scotland was reduced from 72 to 59 at the 2005 election.
The MSP for the constituency is Duncan McNeil of the Labour Party who was re-elected at the 2003 election after first being elected in 1999 at the start of the Scottish Parliament.
wemyssbay.net /news/politics.html   (781 words)

 Caithness CWS - Links - Scottish Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Having the same constituencies for the Scottish Parliament and Westminster is desirable but not essential and should not drive change to the electoral system for the Scottish Parliament.
Scottish Parliament regions should be revised to reflect natural local communities and identity and should be built on local authority areas.
The code of conduct for Members of the Scottish Parliament should be revised to provide a clear and positive role for both constituency and regional members to enhance representation for constituents and improve scrutiny of local and national services.
www.caithness.org /links/scottishgovernment.htm   (1640 words)

 Edinburgh South (UK Parliament constituency) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edinburgh South is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, first used in the general election of 1885.
Prior to the 2005 general election the constituency had the same boundaries as the Scottish Parliament constituency with the same name.
For the 2005 election, the constituency was enlarged to enclude areas from the former Edinburgh Pentlands constituency, and became one of five constituencies covering the city area, all entirely within that area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Edinburgh_South_(UK_Parliament_constituency)   (487 words)

 Glasgow - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia
The Glasgow electoral region of the Scottish Parliament covers the Glasgow City council area, the Rutherglen area of the South Lanarkshire and a small eastern portion of Renfrewshire.
In 2005, however, the number of Westminster Members of Parliament (MPs) representing Scotland was cut to 59, with new constituencies being formed, while the existing number of MSPs was retained at Holyrood.
Following reform of constituencies of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom Parliament (Westminster) in 2005, which reduced the number of Scottish Members of Parliament (MPs), the current Westminster constituencies representing Glasgow are:-
www.timesharetalk.co.uk /wiki.asp?k=Glasgow   (6577 words)

 Banff and Buchan (UK Parliament constituency) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Banff and Buchan is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (Westminster).
From 1999 to the general election of 2005 the constituency had the same boundaries as the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood) constituency which is also called Banff and Buchan.
In 2005 Westminster constituencies in Scotland were reformed and reduced in number, while Holyrood constituencies remained as they were when created in 1999.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Banff_and_Buchan_(UK_Parliament_constituency)   (222 words)

 David Cairns MP
It is designed to provide information for my constituents and to introduce you to Inverclyde – the finest Constituency in the land – where I was born and grew up.
If you are unfortunate enough not to live in Inverclyde then you can find out who your Member of Parliament is through the House of Commons Information Office.
After the boundary reorganisation in 2005 Port Glasgow, Kilmacolm and Quarrier's village joined my constituency and the MSP for this area is Trish Godman with whom I work closely.
www.davidcairns.com   (913 words)

 Port Glasgow, Greenock, Inverclyde
Inverclyde's MP David Cairns, took up my offer to visit
Inverclyde Council are to carry out a study into
Inverclyde Council have revealed, that out-line planning permission has been sought to change the use of the old Co-op shop buildings on Robert street, to residential use, for the possible building of 12 flats on the site.
inverclydeviews.co.uk /44660/21083.html?*session*id*key*=*session*id...   (1063 words)

 UseYourVote.Org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
It is an approach based on ensuring and insisting that Saddam Hussein complies with the unanimous UN resolution, but it is also about recognising that the British national interest may require the Prime Minister to say no to a US demand for a unilateral attack on Iraq without United Nations authorisation…”
“… For the period of the Clinton Administration, the UK Government was happy to go along with a policy of containment.
Only when the US Administration changed and the policy of pre-emption came into play did the UK’s policy change.
www.kogarinc.com /web/vote/con-sh.htm   (712 words)

 Everything about Glasgow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
As one of the constituent parts of the United Kingdom, Scotland is represented in the Parliament of the United Kingdom in London.
Lords known as "Barons" in England are known as "Lords of Parliament." Gentlemen known as "Barons" in Scotland are not members of the House of Lords, as their titles (although still legitimate) are based on the old system of feudal baronies.
In 1633 the Parliament of Scotland introduced a tax on local landowners to fund this, subsequently strengthened with the Education Act of 1696 which remained in force until 1872.
wikimiki.org /en/Glasgow   (11877 words)

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In the Glasgow Pollok constituency Mr Sheridan polled 6016 votes (27.9%), representing a poll increase of 6.42%.
In Greenock and Inverclyde, Tricia McCafferty polled 2338 votes (an increase of 6.84%) In another remarkable SSP result, Malcolm Wilson, in Glasgow Cathcart, polled 2819 votes (12.64%) in a seat held by Labour's Mike Watson, the minister for culture and sport.
The irony of all this is that Thatcher herself outlived her usefulness, as in her rampant europhobia, which alienated key constituents of her support base, hence the in-house putsch that toppled her in 1990.
lists.econ.utah.edu /pipermail/a-list/2003-May.txt   (19448 words)

 Trish Godman information - Search.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Trish Godman (born 31 October 1939, Govan) is a Scottish Labour politician, and Member of the Scottish Parliament for West Renfrewshire constituency since 1999.
Since 2003 she has been a Deputy Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament and so must remain impartial in the chamber.
Her husband is Norman Godman, who was a Member of Parliament for Greenock and Inverclyde and its predecessor seat from 1983 to 2001.
search.com.com.cob-web.org:8888 /reference/Trish_Godman   (165 words)

 Glasgow Apparel - Clothing from GlasgowApparel.org.uk
Glasgow is the third most popular foreign tourist destination in the UK, after Edinburgh, the Scottish capital, which ranks second, and London the UK capital.
In 2005 the number of Westminster Members of Parliament (MPs) was cut to 59, with new constituencies being formed, while the existing number of MSPs was retained at Holyrood.
Glasgow is home to a student population in excess of 168,000, second only to London in the UK, the majority of them living in the west-end of the city, near the University of Glasgow's main campus on Gilmorehill.
www.glasgowapparel.org.uk   (6205 words)

 EIPS - Blair’s Government Aims at Destroying the Revolution Settlement
David Cairns who is defending a safe seat in the Greenock and Inverclyde constituency, was a Catholic priest up until 1994.
In the rest of the UK today other than N. Ireland and Scotland she adopts the ‘just’ stance publicly but only a fool would give any credit to her innocency or compassion.
As Rome herself, under her own canon laws, does not permit any of her priests to serve in any parliament of other countries - even if it be a Roman Catholic Country - it ill becomes her to denounce the civil law of a protestant majority country, enacting the very same law.
www.ianpaisley.org /article.asp?ArtKey=statement   (1035 words)

 Greenock and Inverclyde
It was in this role that he acted as lead negotiator in the whisky industry — brokering the landmark partnership agreements.
Following 6 years on the Labour Party’s Scottish Executive Committee, Mr McNeil was elected to the Scottish Parliament from the Greenock and Inverclyde constituency in May 1999.
After 15 months serving on the Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee, he became Labour's Chief Whip and was elected to the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body in December 2001.
www.scottishlabour.org.uk /greenockandinverclyde1   (218 words)

 Inverclyde (UK Parliament constituency) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Inverclyde is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
It mostly replaced Greenock and Inverclyde and part of West Renfrewshire for the 2005 general election.
 This United Kingdom constituency article is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Inverclyde_(UK_Parliament_constituency)   (94 words)

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